Does energy efficiency come at the cost of lower reliability? Or does reliability reduce energy efficiency?
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Considering efficiency and security of power as a tradeoff may be the wrong perspective. The need for reliability can be driven by safety concerns (e.g. airport traffic control), social considerations (e.g. healthcare facilities) or an economic rationale (e.g. internet data centres). Once the need for reliability is established, it just becomes another energy service, or an aspect of an energy service that needs to be provided efficiently.
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